Bogor Statement of ASEAN Trade Unions Unity

11 Feb 2009   |  Organizations   |  Trade Unions  

The representatives of Global Union Federation (GUF) affiliates and trade unions, gathered in Bogor, Indonesia on 9-11 February 2009, to convene a regional workshop on Trade Unions and the ASEAN Regional Economic Integration. TF AMW make presentation on t

AIPA: Indonesia highlights migrant worker issues

21 Aug 2007   |  Organizations   |  Other Regional Organizations  

Migrant workers should be allowed to hold on to their passports, receive wages, and treated properly by their employers.


14 Aug 2007   |  Organizations   |  International Institutions  

On behalf of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Louise Arbour, I would like to express our gratitude for the invitation to this regional workshop, which we think is a step forward towards increasing international cooperation on human rights is

ILO Sub-Regional Tripartite Symposium on Managing Labour Migration in East Asia

17 Jun 2007   |  Organizations   |  International Institutions  

Migrant workers, especially those in lower skilled and lower paid jobs, can be potentially vulnerable to exploitation by unscrupulous employers or employment agents. Both the source and host countries have a part to play to strengthen the regulation and m

ILO: ASEAN faces challenges to ensure sustainable growth

09 Jun 2007   |  Organizations   |  International Institutions  

In 2005 the total number of migrants originating from ASEAN was estimated at 13.5 million, 39 per cent of whom were in other ASEAN member countries. In 2006 more than 148 million of ASEAN’s 262 million workers did not earn enough to lift themselves and th

ASEAN CSOs-TUs Call for a Binding ASEAN Instrument for the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers

22 May 2007   |  Organizations   |  Trade Unions  

The ASEAN Service Employees Trade Union Council (ASETUC) joined the civil society organizations (CSOs) in urging ASEAN to promulgate a binding instrument for the protection of the rights of migrant workers including \"non-discriminatory\" national treatme

ASEAN CSOs - ASETUC united response to the challenges confronting migrant workers

21 Apr 2007   |  Organizations   |  Trade Unions  

The Consultation discussed two major concerns: the ASEAN Declaration on the Protection of the Rights of Migrant Workers and the Framework for Cooperation between ASEAN NGOs/TUs in the Quest for the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers